Facebook in the News

Facebook is still losing teens to mobile messaging apps
venturebeat.com
If you’re a daring, unruly malcontent of a teen, the last place you want to be these days is on Facebook. As much as Zuckerberg probably hates to admit it, Facebook is now the Establishment of social networks, and for kids, that’s reason enough to stay away from it. Enter apps like Kik, SnapChat [...]
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Facebook must face trademark trial over ‘timeline’ feature | Toronto Star
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CHICAGO—Facebook Inc., owner of the world’s largest social-networking service, has lost a bid to end a trademark- infringement lawsuit over its use of “timeline” and related terms. Timelines Inc. started a website in 2009 that lets users create chronologies tracing historical events such as [...]
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Facebook group fights alleged police brutality
www.cbc.ca
A video of a Vancouver man being punched during an arrest has inspired a new Facebook group to fight against alleged abuse or mistreatment by Vancouver police. The video, which has now been viewed thousands of times, shows a plain clothes officer punching cyclist Andishae Akhavan in the face while a [...]
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Facebook makes risky bet on News Feed ads that track you
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The social network's latest attempt to goose revenue exposes an elephant in News Feed: advertisers are always watching. Read this article by Jennifer Van Grove on CNET News. [...]
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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Faces $1 Billion Tax Bill
finance.yahoo.com
Facebook's stock market debut left founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg with a paper fortune currently valued at $13 billion -- and a 2012 tax bill of around $1.1 billion. Zuckerberg's whopping tax hit stems from his move last May to increase his stake in Facebook. On the day of Facebook's initial pub [...]
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Why Facebook isn’t rushing the rollout of its new News Feed
news.cnet.com
The social network is releasing a new look to make the site feel less cluttered, but it's doing so at a snail's pace. Here's why. Read this article by Jennifer Van Grove on CNET News. [...]
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